Course Summary

Greek Elementary 1 is an 18-hour course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read and understand basic Greek used in everyday situations.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 28th August - 9 classes


Session ID DLV76910C
28 Aug - 23 Oct 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Christopher Atlas

Monday, 16th September - 9 classes


Session ID DLV76911C
16 Sep - 11 Nov 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Christopher Atlas

Tuesday, 8th October - 9 classes


Session ID DLV76912C
8 Oct - 10 Dec 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Georgia Atlas

No class on Nov.5, 2019

Communication topics:

  • Greetings;
  • Introducing yourself and others;
  • Exchanging personal information: names; country, region or town of origin; profession; 
  • Counting and using numbers.

Grammar topics:

  • Introduction to the Greek alphabet;
  • Introduction to writing and reading Greek;
  • The definite article, nouns and personal pronouns;
  • Grammatical formality;
  • Grammatical gender;
  • The prepositions απÏŒ and σε
  • The verb είμαι (to be);
  • Some common regular verbs like έχω (I have) and δουλεÏ�ω (I work);
  • Possessives.

On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Confidently share personal information about themselves and ask similar information of other people in both formal and informal settings;  
  • Communicate with confidence when meeting people, making introductions and saying goodbye;
  • Read and write basic Greek using the Greek script.

No prior knowledge of Greek is required.

IF YOU HAVE HAD SOME PREVIOUS EXPOSURE TO THE LANGUAGE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A FREE SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Pen and Paper, 

Textbook: Kleanthes Arvanitakis, Frosso Arvanitakis, Communicate in Greek for Beginners (Textbook and CD), Deltos, 2010.
ISBN — 13: 9789607914385.

Workbook: Kleanthes Arvanitakis, Frosso Arvanitakis, Communicate in Greek for Beginners (Workbook 1), Deltos, 2010.
ISBN — 13: 9789607914392

Available from:

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102 ph: 9857 0030

Available with companion website access from Georgetown University Press. Companion website access can be purchased by itself.

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

The course is ideal for people who intend to travel to Greece for business or leisure or for those who want a basic introduction to the language and culture and who wish to communicate with friends, family members, colleagues and people in the Greek community. The course places particular emphasis on communication on a personal level.

Last updated: August 22, 2019 04:42pm